Category: Freedom of Speech

Taunton Evangelist Acquitted

An evangelist convicted in May by a Muslim magistrate of a public order offence for preaching in Taunton has had his conviction overturned. Michael Overd appealed to Taunton Crown Court.  A group of us last Friday (11th December 2015) watched as the Crown’s case collapsed like a house of cards. Witness Darren Chalmers told the Court that …

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Evangelist in Court

STOP PRESS 20/11/2015: CASE ON THURSDAY 19th DROPPED! CASE ON FRIDAY 20th DROPPED IN RETURN FOR BIND-OVER ORDER! PRAISE THE LORD! BUT WHY WERE THESE CASES EVER BROUGHT? Article continues: Another Christian evangelist is in court on alleged public order offences. Bill Edwards, well-known to this ministry for his tireless efforts for the Gospel, is …

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Who’s best for Labour?

Christian Voice has put together a video considering the voting records of the contenders for the Labour Party leadership. We hope this will help Christians in the Labour Party as they pray for the outcome and vote for the candidates. Jeremy Corbyn has been in the House of Commons the longest, since 1983.  Yvette Cooper entered …

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‘Homophobia a sign of extremism’

Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State of Education, the one with a gay activist from Stonewall (Conservative activist Luke Tryll) as her first appointed advisor, is in the news again. She is telling teachers to report children who exhibit negative attitudes to homosexuality to the thought police. They are going to grow up to be terrorists, apparently. …

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Holy Sexuality Conference Cancelled

The “Holy Sexuality” Conference in London was cancelled after 40,000 people signed a petition calling for its abandonment. Dubbed the “Gay Cure Summit” by GayStarNews, the 5-day conference was to be held from 21-25 April and aimed at helping people who struggle with unwanted same-sex attraction. According to the advert: “This conference will be invaluable …

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Scottish registrars given ‘conscience clause’

The Scottish Government has given registrars a conscience clause not to take part in ‘gay marriage’ ceremonies. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that local authorities must provide a registrar to conduct a same-sex ‘marriage’ but does not say that every individual registrar is obliged to participate. A spokesperson for the Scottish …

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Faith Schools Must Promote “British Values” of Gay Rights

Faith schools must promote “British Values” such as gay rights and other religions. The Equality Act, effective last week, gives inspectors the authority to censure schools that do not “encourage respect for lesbian, gay and transgender people, and other religions and races.” Inspectors will look for schools that are intolerant of same-sex “marriage” or engage …

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Theresa May Resurrects “Snooper’s Charter”

Theresa May has resurrected plans for a “snooper’s charter” in order to counteract, she says, terrorist threats from British jihadists in Syria. She stated again that she wants to “equip the state with greater surveillance powers—including the ability to access citizens’ email and social media accounts.” May claims that it is vital for security authorities to have …

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Baroness Hale Backtracks on Bull v. Hall Ruling

In an unexpected turn of events, Supreme Court Deputy Baroness Hale has said that she “may have been wrong” in her earlier ruling against Christian bed and breakfast owners who refused a double bed to a homosexual couple. The UK’s senior female judge called for a re-think concerning her decision to condemn Peter and Hazelmary …

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China Projected to be “World’s Most Christian Nation”

According to a report in The London Telegraph, Christianity is growing so rapidly in China that it is projected to be the “world’s most Christian nation” by 2030. Churches have gradually been reopening since Chairman Mao’s death in 1976. This includes the 5,000-capacity Liushi church that opened last year, which housed thousands of worshipers who …

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